Ancient Warriors dimensional coin series returns with a Crusader helmet. another from man’s history of warfare

By |2022-07-29T14:59:40+01:00July 29th, 2022|Categories: History, Military, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

Ancient Warriors dimensional coin series returns with a Crusader helmet. another from man's history of warfare The third of LPM's very cool 'Ancient Warriors' coins is here, and after the Samurai and the Spartan, comes the Crusader. Each release in this series showcases famous military headwear, and the producer has done a great job to date, [...]

The ‘Imperial Art’ historical architecture coin series continues it journey through time and place with a visit to Persia

By |2022-07-26T14:16:03+01:00July 26th, 2022|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The 'Imperial Art' historical architecture coin series continues it journey through time and place with a visit to Persia Similar in concept to CIT's seminal Tiffany Art series, Imperial Art is what we call an art-architecture coin, showcasing the aesthetic merits of some of the world's most admired forms of architecture. Imperial Art does it by showcasing [...]

Eighteenth-century Hanoverian, King George I, adorns the third in the Royal Mint’s ‘British Monarchs’ series

By |2022-07-25T00:51:01+01:00July 25th, 2022|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Eighteenth-century Hanoverian, King George I, adorns the third in the Royal Mint's 'British Monarchs' series The 'British Monarchs Collection' is the latest multi-year programme of proof coins, and will reproduce key coins from four of the major royal families, Tudor, Stuart, Hanover, and the latest, Saxe-Coburg, Gotha & Windsor. There will be 21 coins launched over [...]

Lost Civilisations – Babylon five-ounce silver variant (2022 Numiscollect)

By |2022-07-18T12:28:25+01:00July 18th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

We were suitably impressed by the debut coin in Numiscollect's new series, 'Lost Civilisations' late last year, and it's easy to see why from these images. However, while identical in design, what you're looking at here is not that coin, but a new five-ounce version. Indeed, the only visible difference is the 2022 date, and the $20 denomination. [...]

Bee and Buck 1 oz gilded silver coin (2022 World Coin Appreciation)

By |2022-07-07T23:56:47+01:00July 7th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gilded, Politics & Finance, Silver, Palau, World Coin Appreciation|

Situated about 40 km south of the Turkish city of Izmir, Ephesus was an Ancient Greek city state, built from the 10th century BC by Greek colonists. One of the twelve cities that formed the Classic Greek Ionian League, Ephesus was particularly famous from the late 6th century BC, because of its impressive Temple of Artemis, now considered [...]

Korean producer Coins Today debuts ‘To Protect’, a history of military helmets, and ‘World Travel’ a journey around the world by air

By |2022-06-28T18:28:55+01:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Coins Today KR, Niue Island|

Korean producer Coins Today debuts 'To Protect', a history of military helmets, and 'World Travel' a journey around the world by air A pair of new releases from Coins Today have put in an appearance, and they're quite different from each other. The first of the two is the more impressive, and will chart the history [...]

Cao Cao continues the Carpathian Mint’s numismatic journey through the Chinese epic, ‘Romance of the Three Kingdoms’

By |2022-06-27T08:35:14+01:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Cao Cao continues the Carpathian Mint's numismatic journey through the Chinese epic, 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' The 14th century Chinese novel, 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' has inspired quite a few coins over the last few years, including some super designs from Pela Coins, the Mint of Gdańsk, Mint XXI, and Numiartis. It's to the first [...]

Mythical Creatures – The Sphinx (2022 Czech Mint)

By |2022-06-13T22:31:21+01:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, History, Gold, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

Just a quick heads-up that the tenth in the Czech Mint's nice 'Mythical Creatures' twelve-coin series is now available to buy, and features the Sphinx, most famously known from the millennia old colossal statue that stands guard over the Giza Plateau in Egypt. However, the Greeks also had their own version of the Sphinx, this kind of overlap [...]

The most beautiful bullion issue of 2022? The glorious Shield of Henry II of France is Coins Today’s latest shield stacker

By |2022-06-10T16:09:18+01:00June 10th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Bullion Round, Silver, Coins Today KR|

The most beautiful bullion issue of 2022? The glorious Shield of Henry II of France is Coins Today's latest shield stacker The Medieval period is one where pageantry and the design of arms and armour had great significance, but it was the advent of the Renaissance that saw it taken to the next level. The great [...]

Chibi Captain Jean-Luc Picard & Admiral Ackbar (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-05-24T00:22:18+01:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Another quick heads-up on a Chibi coin that may sell quickly, the first in the Star Trek: Next Generation subset has just debuted, and features one of the most beloved and iconic characters in the whole franchise - Captain Jean-Luc Picard. With the character enjoying a mini-renaissance on streaming television at the moment, it's likely it'll be one of [...]

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